LISTEN TO – The Reith Lectures – Hilary Mantel

Just sat in the car for ten minutes to the last moments of the forth of Hilary Mantel's Reith Lectures on BBC Radio 4 - I didn't want to lose a word, while relocating! Don't know how I've missed the previous three - clearly I'm very successfully sleep walking through life right now - but … Continue reading LISTEN TO – The Reith Lectures – Hilary Mantel

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Man Booker Shortlist Book 05 – Bring up the Bodies – GUEST

WoodsieGirl's  Man Booker Challenge   I'm reading through all six of the Booker Prize shortlisted novels  - attempting to finish before the winner is announced, although given the size of the books that is looking unlikely at the moment! Here's the fifth of my reviews, for Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel. BLURB By … Continue reading Man Booker Shortlist Book 05 – Bring up the Bodies – GUEST

Wolf Hall – finally finished

As regular readers to the blog will know, I've been alternatively loving and loathing Hilary Mantel's epic tome 'Wolf Hall' for the last fortnight...and the rest. Well, I've finished it. Finally. What an all consuming story - covering one of the most fascinating periods of history. When I wasn't hurling the book away from me in … Continue reading Wolf Hall – finally finished